Story: Hōiho – horses and iwi

Horse and sled (3rd of 4)

Horse and sled

The baggage of the manuhiri (visitors) is taken across the beach on a sled drawn by horses, en route to the meeting house at Marokopa, on the west coast of the North Island.

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Reference: Anne Salmond, Hui: a study of Maori ceremonial gatherings. Auckland: A. H & A. W. Reed, 1976
Photograph by Jeremy Salmond

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Basil Keane, 'Hōiho – horses and iwi - Horses in Māori culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 November 2021)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 1 Jul 2015